Nominations & Appointments, February 27, 1984

Nomination of Jack L. Courtemanche To Be Administrator of General Services

February 27, 1984

The President today announced his intention to nominate Jack L. Courtemanche to be Administrator of General Services. He would succeed Gerald P. Carmen.

Since October 1983 Mr. Courtemanche has been serving as Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of the Office of Public Liaison. Previously, he was Executive Director of the White House Conference on Productivity in 1983; president of Crown Coach Corp., Los Angeles, CA, in 1980 - 1983; president of the Seven Corp., Los Angeles, 1977 - 1980; and vice president of Mack Trucks, Inc., in Allentown, PA, in 1974 - 1979.

Mr. Courtemanche is married, has six children, and resides in Washington, DC. He was born March 9, 1935, in McMinnville, OR.

Appointment of Frank J. Donatelli as Deputy Assistant to the President for Public Liaison

February 27, 1984

The President today announced his intention to appoint Frank J. Donatelli to be Deputy Assistant to the President for Public Liaison. He will succeed Jack L. Courtemanche.

Mr. Donatelli is presently serving as Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development (African Affairs). Previously, he was an attorney with the law firm of Patton, Boggs & Blow in Washington, DC, in 1981 - 1983; with the Reagan-Bush transition in 1980 - 1981; regional political director for the Reagan for President Committee during the primary and general elections in 1979 - 1980; campaign manager for the Baker for attorney general campaign in Texas in 1978; and executive director of Young Americans for Freedom in 1973 - 1977.

Mr. Donatelli graduated from the University of Pittsburgh (B.A., 1967) and American University Law School (J.D., 1976). He is married, has one child, and resides in Alexandria, VA. He was born July 5, 1949, in Pittsburgh, PA.